January Birthdays

January 8th Birthdays

If you were born on January 8th, you share a birthday with these famous people:

larry storch 95, nee lawrence samuel storch, larry storch 1959, american comedian, stand up comedy, impressionist muhammad ali, claude rains impressions, voice artist, cartoon voices, comedic actor, 1950s movies, gun fever, the last blitzkrieg, 1960s movies, who was that lady, 40 pounds of trouble, captain newman md, wild and wonderful, sex and the single girl, bus rileys back in town, the great race, a very special favor, that funny feeling, the great bank robbery, the monitors, 1960s television series, out of the inkwell koko the clown voice, koko the clown tv shorts, car 54 where are you charlie the drunk, tennessee tuxedo and his tales voies, f troop corporal randolph agarn, 1970s tv shows, the doris day show duke farentino, love american style guest star, the ghostb busters eddie spenser, 1970s movies, airport 1975, the happy hooker goes to washington, record city, 1980s movies, without warning, sob, fake out, sweet 16, the perils of pk, a fine mess, medium rare, 1990s movies, i dont buy kisses anymore, the silence of the hams, funny valentine, bittersweet place, nonagenarian birthdays,  senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1923Larry Storch is 95 (nee Lawrence Samuel Storch)

Nonagenarian American voice artist & actor on stage, TV (F Troop; Out of the InkwellKoko the Clown shorts; The Doris Day Show), and movies (40 Pounds of Trouble, Captain Newman, M.D.; The Great Race; The Last Blitzkrieg), born January 8, 1923. (Larry Storch 1959 Hennesey Screenshot)

charles osgood 85, nee charles osgood wood, charles osgood 2016, american newspaper columnist, author, nothing could be finer than a crisis that is minor in the morning, theres nothing that i wouldnt do if you would be my posslq, osgood on speaking how to think on your feet without falling on your face, the osgood files, see you on the radio, defending baltimore against enemy attack, composer, spoken word grammy award, gallant men single, radio announcer, abc flair reports, cbs the osgood file radio show, television reporter, tv news anchor, universe, the cbs morning news, cbs this morning, cbs news sunday morning, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1933Charles Osgood is 85 (nee Charles Osgood Wood III)

American author (The Osgood Files), reporter, news anchor & host on radio (Flair Reports) & TV (Universe; The CBS Morning News; CBS News Sunday Morning), born January 8, 1933. (Charles Osgood 2016 An Evening With Charles Osgood Screenshot: The New York Press Club)

shirley bassey 81, nee shirley veronica bassey, aka dame shirley bassey, welsh singer, james bond movie theme songs, goldfinger theme song, grammy hall of fame, 1950s hit songs, as i love you, the banana boat song, 1960s hit singles, as long as he needs me, youll never know, reach for the stars, ill get by, tonight, what now my love, i who have nothing, goldfinger, big spender, something, easy to be hard, 1970s hit songs, never never never, this is my life, thought id ring you, the rhythm divine, 2000s hit singles, diamonds from sierra leone, the living tree, peter finch affair,  octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1937Shirley Bassey is 81

Welsh singer known for her Grammy Hall of Fame James Bond movie theme song Goldfinger and other hits (Moonraker; I [Who Have Nothing]; Diamonds Are Forever; Big Spender; Something; Easy to be Hard), and new octogenarian born January 8, 1937. (Shirley Bassey Photo: Daniel Kruczynski)

bob eubanks 80, nee robert leland eubanks, bob eubanks 2012, american radio dj, 1940s child model, 1960s concert producer, barry manilow record producer barbara mandrell, music producer bob dylan, merle haggard record producer dolly parton, professional rodeo cowboys association, television game show host, 1960s tv game shows, the newlywed game host, emmy awards, country music artists manager, 1970s television game shows, the diamond head game host, rhyme and reason host, all star secrets host, 1980s game shows, the new newlywed game host, match game hollywood squares hour panelist, trivia trap host, card sharks host, offshore television tv show, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1938Bob Eubanks is 80

New octogenarian American, former radio DJ,  concert & record producer, Emmy Award-winning TV game show host (The Newlywed Game; All Star Secrets), born January 8, 1938. (Bob Eubanks 2012 Message to Southeast Christian Church Screenshot: NexGen Video Crew / Vimeo)

carolina herrera 70, nee maría carolina josefina pacanins y nino, carolina herrera 2008, venezuelan fashion designer, venezuelan american designer, caroline herrera new york fashion brand, ch carolinea herrera, perfumes, womens fragrances, ready to wear, womens clothing, clothing stores, boutiques, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1939Carolina Herrera is 79 (nee María Carolina Josefina Pacanins y Niño)

Venezuelan-American fashion designer, founder of Carolina Herrera New York & CH Carolina Herrera fashion brands (perfumes; ready to wear; boutiques), and septuagenarian senior citizen born January 8, 1939. (Carolina Herrera 2008 Photo: Ed Kavishe / fashionwirepress

Little Anthonylittle anthony gourdine 2005, nee jerome anthony gourdine, the imperials, little anthony and the imperials, actor, lead singer, tears on my pillow, dick clark, the chesters, shimmy, shimmy, ko-ko-bop, judy fouseca, i'm on the outside looking in, hurt so bad, goin' out of my head, the jeffersons, you'll never know, senior citizen, 50+, david letterman, septuagenarian, seniors, aging, 75th birthday, grandfather, septuagenarian, senior citizen, born january 8 1941, january 8th birthday, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays,  is 77 (nee Jerome Anthony Gourdine)

American lead singer of Little Anthony & The Imperials (Tears on My Pillow; Goin' Out of My  Head; Hurt so Bad), and septuagenarian senior citizen born Jan. 8, 1941. (Little Anthony 2005 Photo: Johnny Mitchell at English Wikipedia | Public Domain)

yvette mimieux 76, nee yvette carmen mimieux, yvette mimieux 1960, american actress, 1960s movies, platinum high school, the time machine, where the boys are, the four horsemen of the apocalypse, light in the piazza, diamond head, toys in the attic, the wonderful world of the brothers grimm, looking for love, joy in the morning, the reward, monkeys go home, the caper of the golden bulls, dark of the sun, three in the attic, the picasso summer, the delta factor, 1970s movies, skyjacked, the neptune factor, journey into fear, jackson county jail, the black hole, 1970s television series, the most deadly game vanessa smith, 1980s movies, circle of power, the fascination, 1980s tv shows, berrengers shane bradley, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1942Yvette Mimieux is 76

Septuagenarian senior, retired American actress of movies (The Time Machine; Where the Boys Are; Diamond Head; Three in the Attic; Light in the Piazza; The Neptune Factor) and TV (Berrenger's; The Most Deadly Game), born January 8, 1942. (Yvette Mimieux 1960 Where the Boys Are Trailer Screenshot

kathleen noone 73, nee kathleen omeara, kathleen noone 1977, american singer, nightclub singer, off broadway stage actress, television soap opera star, daytime emmy award, 1970s television series, 1970s tv soap operas, as the world turns margaret porter, 1990s tv shows, 1990s prime time soaps, knots landing claudia whittaker, la law fran hendrickson, kirk marylee waters, ellen ferne kovak, cold feet stella lombardi, party of fime mrs ellie bennett, sunset beach bette katzenkazrahi, 1990s movies, serpents lair, citizen ruth, 2000s television shows, 2000s daytime tv, days of our lives dame kay witty, all my children ellen shepherd dalton chandler, passions edna wallace, according to jim maggie, general hospital night shift patricia julian, united states of tara mimi, dexter maura bennett,  2000s movies, you dont mess with the zohan, about fifty, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1946Kathleen Noone is 73 (nee Kathleen O'Meara)

American Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress on TV (Ellen Shepherd on All My ChildrenAs The World Turns; Passions; Claudia Whittaker on Knots Landing; Sunset Beach; Party of Five; Dexter; Days of Our Lives) and senior born January 8, 1946. (Kathleen Noone 1977 All My Children Photo: ABC TV)

mike reno 63, nee joseph michael rynoski, mike reno 2003, canadian singer, rock musician, guitarist, lead singer loverboy, canadian rock bands, 1980s rock and roll bands, , 1980s hit rock songs, turn me loose, lady of the 80s, the kid is hot tonite, working for the weekend, when its over, take me to the top, lucky ones, strike zone, hot girls in love, queen of the broken hearts, lovin every minute of it, dangerous, this could be the night, lead a double life, heaven in your eyes, notorious, too hot, juno awards, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1955Mike Reno is 63 (nee Joseph Michael Rynoski)

Canadian 60+ singer-songwriter and lead vocalist of Juno Award-winning rock band Loverboy (Turn Me Loose; The Kid is Hot Tonite; Working for the Weekend; Hot Girls in Love; Lovin' Every Minute of It; When It's Over; Queen of the Broken Hearts), born January 8, 1955. (Mike Reno 2003 Photo: cdnmusicdiva)

r kelly 51, nee robert sylvester kelly, r kelly 2007, african american record producer, black singer, songwriter, 1990s hit songs, r and b singles, hit rhythm and blues songs, shes got that vibe, honey love, slow dance hey mr dj, hey love can i have a word, dedicated, sex me, bump n grind, you bodys callin, u will know, you remind me of something, down low nobody has to know, i cant sleep baby if i, i believe i can fly, gotham city, im your angel, when a womans fed up, did you ever think, if i could turn back the hands of time, i wish, friend of mine, satisfy you, 2000s hit singles, fiesta, feelin on yo booty, ignition remix, snake, step in the name of love remix, happy people, trapped in the closet chapter 1, im a flirt remix, same girl, hotel, wonderful, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1967R. Kelly is 51 (nee Robert Sylvester Kelly)

American 50+ record producer, R&B singer-songwriter (I Believe I Can Fly; I'm Your Angel [Celine Dion duet]; Bump n' Grind; Your Body's Callin'; You Remind Me of Something; Down Low [Nobody Has to Know]; I Can't Sleep Baby [If I]), born January 8, 1967. (R.Kelly 2007 Photo: andrew steinmetz)

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Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on January 8, 2018!

And remembering

David Bowiedavid bowie 1975, david bowie younger, nee david robert jones, british singer, english songwriter, lets dance, space oddity, changes, starman, the jean genie, under pressure, dancing in the street, born january 8 1947, january 8th birthday, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, died january 10 2016, senior citizen (nee David Robert Jones)

Androgynous British actor, rock singer-songwriter (Let’s Dance, Space Oddity, Starman, The Jean Genie, Under Pressure, Changes; Dancing in the Street), Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, and senior citizen (born Jan. 8, 1947 – died Jan. 10, 2016; age 69). Cause of death for David Bowie was liver cancer. (David Bowie 1975 Cher Photo: CBS Television | Wikimedia Commons / PD)  

stephen hawking 76, nee stephen william hawking, stephen hawking 1980s, english theortical physicist, cosmologist, scientific author, a brief history of time, lucasion professor of mathematics university of cambridge, director of research centre for theoretical cosmology, hawking radiation black holes, quantum mechanics many worlds interpretation, theories, hawking radiation, penrose hawking theorems, bekenstein hawking formula, hawking energy, gibbons hawking ansatz, gibbons hawking effect, gibbons hawking space, gibbons hawking york boundary term, thorne hawking preskill bet, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1942Stephen Hawking

Disabled (ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease) English cosmologist, & theoretical physicist, scientific author (A Brief History of Time), Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge (born Jan. 8, 1942 - died Mar. 14, 2018; age 76). Cause of death for Stephen Hawking is unknown. (Stephen Hawking 1980s Photo: NASA)

jose ferrer 1953, nee jose vicente ferrer de otero y cintron, puerto rican director, radio actor, stage actor, man of la mancha, tony awards, movie actor, 1940s movies, joan of arc, 1950s movies, whirlpool, crisis, cyrano de bergerac, anything can happen, moulin rouge, miss sadie thompson, the caine mutiny, academy award, deep in my heart, the shrike, the great man, the cockleshell heroes, 1950s movie director, the high cost of loving, i accuse, 1960s movies, state fair director, return to peyton place director, 1960s movie star, lawrence of arabia, nine hours to rama, stop train 349, cyrano et dartagnan, the greatest story ever told, ship of fools, enter laughing, young rebel, 1970s movies, order to assassinate, paco, the big bus, voyage of teh damned, crash, the sentinel, draculuas dog, who has seen the wind, the private files of j edgar hoover, fedora, the hughes mystery, the fifth musketeer, natural enemies, a life of sin, 1970s television mini series, the rhinemann exchange erich rhinemann, the french atlantic affair president aristide brouchard, starsky and hutch crazy joey fortune, 1980s movies, battle creek brawl, bloody birthday, a midsummer nights sex comedy, bloodtide, and theyr off martin craig, the being, to be or not to be, the evil that men do, dune, the sun and the moon, 1980s tv shows, the dream merchants george pappas, oye willie tio piri, another world reuben marino, george washington governor dinwiddie, bridges to cross morris kane, the love boat guest star, newhart arthur vanderkellen, matlock nicholas baron, 1990s movies, hired to kill, old explorers, arrest the restless, father of miguel ferrer, married uta hagen 1938, divorced uta hagen 1948, married rosemary clooney 1953, divorced rosemary clooney 1961, married rosemary clooney 1964, divorced rosemary clooney 1967, first hispanic actor to win an acadmy award, george clooneys uncle, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1912, died january 26 1992, celebrity deathsJosé Ferrer (nee José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón)

Tony & Academy Award-winning Puerto-Rican director & actor of stage, TV (Newhart), and film (Cyrano de Bergerac; State Fair; The Shrike; Return to Peyton Place; The Caine Mutiny; Dune; Ship of Fools; Voyage of the Damned; The Fifth Musketeer) (born Jan. 8, 1912 - died Jan. 26, 1992; age 80). José Ferrer died of colon cancer. (José Ferrer 1953 Miss Sadie Thompson Screenshot

soupy sales 1970, nee milton supman, american comedian, comedic actor, tv personality, childrens tv shows lunch with soupy sales, 1950s television shows, the soupy sales show host, 1960s television series, the nick clooney show soupy sales, 1960s television game shows, the match game contestant, the mike douglas show guest cohost, whats my line panelist, 1960s movies, the two little bears, birds do it, 1970s tv shows, the hollywood squares panelist, chain reaction soupy sales, to tell the truth panelist, the ten thousand dollar pyramid, 1990s movies, palmers pickup, behind the seams, a little bit of lipstick, 2000s tv series, black scorpion professor prophet, 2000s movies, this train, the innocent and the damned, angels with angles, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1926, died october 22 2009, celebrity deathsSoupy Sales (nee Milton Supman)

American radio & TV personality and host (The Soupy Sales Show; Lunch With Soupy Sales; The $10,0000 Pyramid; The Nick Clooney Show; The Match Game; The Mike Douglas Show; What's My Line?; The Hollywood Squares; To Tell the Truth) (born Jan. 8, 1926 - died Oct. 22, 2009; age 83). Soupy Sales died of cancer. (Soupy Sales 1970 The Soupy Sales Show: CBS Television)

alexandra ripley 1999, nee alexandra elizabeth braid, american historical novelist, southern history writer, historical fiction author, scarlett, charleston, a love divine, on leaving charlesston, new orleans legacy, from fields of gold, whos the lady in the presidents bed, aka b k ripley, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 8th birthday, born january 8 1934, died january 13 2004, celebrity deathsAlexandra Ripley (nee Alexandra Elizabeth Braid; aka B. K. Ripley)

American southern history writer and historical fiction novelist (Scarlett; Charleston; A Love Divine; On Leaving Charleston; New Orleans Legacy; From Fields of Gold; Who's the Lady in the President's Bed?) (born Jan. 8, 1934 - died Jan. 13, 2004; age 70). Alexandra Ripley died of natural causes.(Alexandra Ripley 1999 Photo: Ocgiii at English Wikipedia)

gypsy rose lee 1938, nee rose louise hovick, american dancer, 1940s television series, 1940s tv hostess, think fast host, 1960s tv shows hostess, gypsy hostess, 1960s tv game shows, the holllywood squares panelist, the joey bishop show performer, actress, 1930s movies, you cant have everything, ali baba goes to town, sally irene and mary, battle of broadway, my lucky star, 1940s movies, stage door canteen, belle of the yukon, 1950s movies, babes in bagdad, screaming mimi, wind across the everglades, 1960s movies, the stripper, the trouble with angels, minskys burlesque entertainer, strip tease performer, author, playwright, memoir gypsy, sister of june havoc, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, january 9th birthday, born january 8 1911, died april 26 1970, celebrity deathsGypsy Rose Lee (nee Rose Louise Hovick)

American striptease artist (Minsky's Burlesque), actress of movies (The Stripper; The Trouble With Angels; Wind Across the Everglades; Babes in Bagdad; Belle of the Yukon, Stage Door Canteen), TV (Gypsy; The Hollywood Squares), and sister of June Havoc (born Jan. 8, 1911 - died Apr. 26, 1970; age 59). Gypsy Rose Lee died of lung cancer. (Gypsy Rose Lee 1938 My Lucky Star Screenshot

Nolan Miller

American jewelry, fashion and Emmy Award-winning costume designer for television (Dynasty; Charlie's Angels; Hotel) and movies (born Jan. 8, 1933 - died June 6, 2012; age 79). Cause of death for Nolan Miller was lung cancer.   

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Anita Hamilton

Baby boomer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family and 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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